West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm – Official Opening


A celebration of the completion of construction of West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, officially opened on 30th October 2014 by Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change Rt. Hon. Edward Davey MP, Chairman of ScottishPower Mr. Ignacio S. Galan CBE and Executive Vice President Wind Power of DONG Energy Mr. Samuel Leupold.

The windfarm is located in the Irish Sea, off the Cumbrian coast, close to Walney Island and generates up to 389 megawatts of power from 108 turbines. The project was developed through a ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy joint venture.